THE Ki-Hi NEWS 1937-1938 – was published by the Kelleys Island school students. Very few issues have been found. They are full of interesting news about the students and the community and our Island’s history.
1937 April – The Editorial Staff: Theresa Rudolph, Nadine Bickley, Henry Mazur, Bernice Murphy, Lawrence Betzenheimer, Anthony Bonchi, Helmut Boker. What are you doing this summer – an essay. April Birthdays: Walter Elfers and Alice Seeholzer. Musical Circus Planned – Bands play, students dance as circus performers. Organized by Miss Alheit and Miss Jackman. Senior Class Play Announced – Milton Blatt, Keith Blatt, Howard Brown, Mike Mazur, Floyd Kiefer, Ann Riedy, Ruta Seeholzer, Josephine Pohorence perform. The Honor Roll – Grade 1: Donald Perruchon, William Yoscovitz, Thomas Lange, Martin Bickley, Rosemarie Elfers, Laurel Brown, Miriam Schlesselman, Mary Alyce Clezie, Marilyn Blatt, Lyle Schnittker, Marilyn Smith. Grade 2: Gloria Orloski, William Lange, Robert Schnittker, Patsey Dwelle, Clare F. Kosbab, Dena Bianchi, John Masur, Katheryn Schardt, Betty Hritsko, Gerry Beatty, Joyce Kikilick (Kekelik?), Bonnie Bickley, Elaine Martin. Grade 3: Teddy Bickley, Paul Brown, Esther Lange, Mary Alice Martin, Lloyd Matso, Dick Schnittker, Nancy Ward. Grade 4: Lyon Baumler, Donald Beatty, Ila Beatty, Clifford Brown, Joyce Erie, June Kurtz, Jack Lange. Grade 5: Max Schnittker, Lester Colbert. Grade 6: Frank Yascomber, Lawrence Sennish, Teddy Blatt. Grade 7: Clyde Beatty, Robert Volz, Roy Hamilton, Lawrence Walland, Pasqual Righi. Grade 8: Ardrila Ward. Grade 9: Lawrence Feyedelem, Dorothea Blatt, Ruth Beatty. Grade 10: Theresa Rudolph, Helmut Boker, Nadine Bickley. Grade 11: George Mazur, Kurt Boker. Grade 12: Ann Riedy, Josephine Pohorence, Milton Blatt, Keith Blatt. Local Speaking Contest – Martin Bickley, William Lange, Lester Colbert, Paul Brown, Pascal Righi, Roger Kurtz all won prizes. Judges: Mrs. Kenneth Cook, Mrs. Roland Brown and Mrs. B. W. Fenwick. Island News – Mary Durket, Stuart Ward, M/M Steve Feyedelem, Mrs. N. Fenwick. Track Boys Practicing – Milton Blatt, Mike Mazur, Mike Mervo and Howard Brown to participate in county track and field event. High School Boys’ and Girls’ glee club to have party at Haas house. Signs of Spring. News from the various grades.
Vol. II, No. 3 – January, 1936 – Staff: Roberta Hummell, Frances Williams, Josephine Pohorence, Kay Haas, Adelbart Ehrbar, N. E. Hills. Old Island Wine Cellars – Kelley’s Island Wine Co., Wm. Becker, Schaedler (between Suhr and Bauman), Schaedler (now Old Stone Club), Myers Wine Co. (Koster’s), Stokes, Monarch Wine Co. Mystery No. 2 – A Masonic Rock on display in N. E. Hills’ Curiosity Shop, was found by Stuart Ward. Lovely Bathing Beaches – Trash and garbage being dumped on State beach. People We Know – Stockholder meeting of the Kelley’s Island Steamboat Dock Co appointed William Conkle-Pres.; Frank Hamilton-VP; Irma Conkle-Secretary; and Roland Brown-Treas. Nine directors appointed: Sarah Trieschmann, Orville Lange, Roland Brown, Myra Dodge, Frank Hamilton, George Suhr Sr., Irma Conkle, Ralph Dwelle and William Conkle. Wm. Burger, former manager, awaits appointment of replacement. M/M August Schnittker observe 58th wedding anniversary at Kelley’s Hall. Zulla Mosher visit sister, Emmet Boring. Mrs. Christ Kurtz visits Bellevue to visit Rev. Maerder. Others who came and went: Adolph Seeholzer, Hugh Brennan, F. W. and William Pape, Helen & Nellie Elfers and mother, Alice Virginia Lange, Rapheael Erne inured, Leslie Beatty, the Kay-Ann Cottage, West Trieschman, John Riedy, Rev. and Mrs. A. W. Schlesselman, Schnittkers, Clarence Josbob, Mary Mazur, William Lange (injured), M/M John Perrachon welcome baby girl; Marjorie Washio, the Upp Cottage, East-a-Ways, and Jack Sennish. Sports – The Island Team lost, mentioned Bud Erne.